School Dismissal Update as of 3/31/20

Distance learning will continue through the end of this school year. We are following the State and County guidance and expect that all area schools will be doing the same.

Staff and Teachers continue to be available for admissions and enrollment for the 2020-2021 Academic Year.  We will use a combination of video chats, academic/readiness assessments and recommendations from current teachers (if applicable).  Please email regarding any new application inquiries.  We look forward to connecting with you!

All Upcoming Events Listed Below Have Been Suspended Until Further Notice

Welcome To Spring Hill School!

Contact us to schedule a tour: or (831) 427-2641

Spring Hill School provides an individualized learning environment in which each child’s unique gifts are recognized and nurtured, enabling them to reach their highest potential. Located in Santa Cruz, California, Spring Hill is an independent private school serving preschool through sixth grade students and sending graduates well prepared to middle school. Spring Hill School is the only independent design thinking elementary school of its kind on the Central Coast of California.

Who We Are

The education we provide is challenging and dynamic. It leads to students enjoying learning through both structured and unstructured activities. Our tenets are to foster a community of tenacious learners and compassionate humanitarians who approach life with humble confidence. We do this through a variety of individual and group experiences within and across grade levels.

Design Thinking

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Spring Hill School - Voted Best Private School in Santa Cruz County: Individualized Education by Design - Personalized Learning. Community. Design Thinking. Whole Child Focus.

Small Class Size

Diversity & Community

Enrichment Programs